Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a renowned singer worldwide. He was born on 9 December 1973 in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
He is famous for his melodious voice and is nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He is very popular in Bollywood and Lollywood and has been active from the last few years. His numerous albums have been released and loved by music lovers. He got his early training from Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who also was his uncle, after that he joined his group at 15 years age. In 1985, he went to UK with group his uncle and sang solo qawwalis at a Birhingam concert.
He debuted in Bollywood from Mann Ki Lagan song from movie Paap. He had performed at various worldwide famous venues like Wembley Arena and Manchester Arena. He collaborated and also contributed in various Hollywood sound tracks in movies like Dead Man Walking and showed his talent. Various other Hollywood tie ups have also been there with him.
He also had been a judge in a music reality show Chote Ustad 2 where he was in panel with
. Indian audiences loved the show. He was a judge at another reality show Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhane Ka from NDTV Imagine.
He also is the first Pakistani Singer to perform at a Noble peace prize ceremony. He has also featured in Coke Studio sessions where he sang Garaj Baras with
Ali Azmat and with
Abida Parveen on Chaap Tilak. In Bollywood he had sung in lots of movies naming a few in which he got awards from film fraternity are Tere Mast Mast Do Nain from Dabangg and Teri Meri from BodyGuard and Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for `Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji. This year his song Mere Naina Kafir Ho Gaye from Dolly ki Doli was a great hit. His recent song Jaruri Tha became a hit instantly featuring Big Boss fame jodi
Kushal Tandon and Gauhar khan.